Models of Consciousness
This Page provides (where held) the Abstract of the above Book and those of all the Papers contained in it.


Oxford Abstract

  1. John Barnden - Consciousness, metacausation and metadynamism
  2. Pedro Mediano - Moving beyond integration and differentiation in measures of neural dynamics
  3. Inês Hipólito - Generative models of the mind: neural connections and cognitive integration
  4. Gustav Bernroider - Neural sense relations and consciousness: a diagrammatic approach
  5. Marc Ebner - A communication-based model of consciousness
  6. Diana Stanciu - An ESR model of consciousness
  7. Aïda Elamrani - Inputs, outputs, and meta-models
  8. Chetan Prakash - Structure Invention by Conscious Agents
  9. Quanlong Wang - Modelling consciousness divisions in ZW-calculus
  10. Pierre Baudot - Information cohomology and probabilistic topos for consciousness modeling: from elementary perception to machine learning
  11. Paul Baird - A model for perceptual states
  12. Mauro D’Ariano - Awareness: an operational theoretical approach
  13. Anita Mehta - Chasing memories
  14. Ramón Guevara Erra - Statistical mechanics of consciousness: maximization of information content of neuronal networks is associated with conscious awareness
  15. Michael Silberstein - Quantum mechanics1 and the consistency of conscious experience
  16. Yakov Kremnitzer - Quantum collapse models and awareness
  17. Adrian Kent - Searching for Physical Models of the Evolution of Consciousness
  18. Ian Durham - Toward a formal model of free will
  19. Peter Lloyd - Automata-theoretic approach to modelling consciousness within mental monism
  20. Tim Palmer - Creativity and Consciousness: A Consequence of the Brain’s Extraordinary Energy Efficiency?
  21. Jonathan Mason - Expected Float Entropy Minimisation: A Relationship Content Theory of Consciousness
  22. Aaron Sloman - Why current AI and neuroscience fail to replicate or explain ancient forms of spatial reasoning and mathematical consciousness?
  23. Pedro Resende - Sketches of a mathematical theory of qualia
  24. Peter Grindrod - Large scale simulations of information processing within the human cortex: what “inner life” occurs?
  25. Camilo Miguel Signorelli - Consciousness interaction, from experiments to a multi-layer model
  26. Sean Tull - Generalised integrated information theories
  27. Stuart Hameroff - Anesthetic action on quantum terahertz oscillations in microtubules supports the Orch OR theory of consciousness
  28. Sir Roger Penrose - AI, Consciousness, Computation, and Physical Law
  29. Xerxes Arsiwalla - Computing Meaning from Conceptual Structures in Integrated Information Theory
  30. Adam Barrett - Integrated information theory: a perspective on `weak’ and `strong’ versions
  31. Johannes Kleiner - On the Mathematical Basis of Models of Consciousness


"Prakash (Chetan) - Structure Invention by Conscious Agents"

Source: Various - Models of Consciousness

Oxford Conference Abstract
  • A scientific understanding of the process whereby physical entities produce consciousness has not come about, despite decades of investigation. This suggests exploring the reversal of the celebrated “hard problem of consciousness,” i.e., take consciousness as fundamental and the physical world as emergent. We describe Donald D. Hoffman’s Interface Theory of Perception in which perceptual experiences do not approximate properties of an “objective” world, but reside in simplified, species-specific, user interfaces. Building on this, the Conscious Realism Thesis states that the objective world consists entirely of a social network of ‘conscious agents’ and their experiences, which together create the objects and properties of our common physical world.
  • Using evolutionary game theory, we justify interface theory by showing that perceptual strategies reporting the truth will be driven to extinction by those tuned instead to fitness. We state further theorems on fitness beating truth, by showing that perceived structures, such as symmetries, partial orders and probabilities, will likely not be possessed by a world. We define “conscious agents,” suggesting that space-time is a property of the perceptual interface of human conscious agents: physical “objects” are akin to icons on that interface; physical “phenomena” are properties of apparently interacting icons.


"Various - Models of Consciousness"

Source: Various - Models of Consciousness

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